A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Morongo Valley in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.67 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -116.6871643° West, latitude 33.9873352° North, depth = 16.67 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 15:09:21 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:21 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38689882. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38689882.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Norco, Oasis, El Cerrito (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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